Prerequisites: A user account with the minimum read-only role is required to enable NetBrain to discover a vCenter network.
To understand a VMware vCenter network, you need to first discover the network data model in a NetBrain domain.
NetBrain retrieves VMware vCenter data through the vCenter Controller by using APIs. Follow the steps below to add a vCenter Controller and specify the address and user credentials to access the controller in the system.
2)In the Domain Management page, select Operations > Discover Settings > API Server Manager from the quick access toolbar.
4)Enter a unique name in the Server Name field.
5)Select VMware vCenter from the API Source Type drop-down menu.
6)In the Endpoints field, enter the URL of the vCenter Controller.
7)Enter the username and password to access the vCenter Controller. If more parameters are required when you access the vCenter Controller, you can click Advanced to configure the keys (parameter names) and values.
8)Select a Front Server or Front Server Group.
1)In the Domain Management page, select Operations > Discover from the quick access toolbar.
2)Click Select API Servers and select Venter1 that you have configured.